18 episodes

Foreign Office is a weekly interview podcast hosted by Michael Weiss and dedicated to those ever-relevant subjects of Russian intelligence operations and active measures. Featured guests include prominent historians and scholars, journalists, diplomats, and ex-spies.

Foreign Office with Michael Weis‪s‬ Free Russia Foundation

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    • 4.4 • 16 Ratings

Foreign Office is a weekly interview podcast hosted by Michael Weiss and dedicated to those ever-relevant subjects of Russian intelligence operations and active measures. Featured guests include prominent historians and scholars, journalists, diplomats, and ex-spies.

    Foreign Office #18. The Pipeline from Hell

    Foreign Office #18. The Pipeline from Hell

    Benjamin Schmitt, an energy security expert, argues Nord Stream 2 can and should be cancelled.

    • 44 min
    Foreign Office #17. Canceling Navalny

    Foreign Office #17. Canceling Navalny

    Russian journalist Yevgenia Albats — on Amnesty International’s decision to revoke Navalny’s prisoner of conscious status.

    • 32 min
    Foreign Office #16. Mr. Jones and Me

    Foreign Office #16. Mr. Jones and Me

    Andrea Chalupa, screenwriter of "Mr. Jones," on what inspired her to memorialize the journalist who uncovered Ukraine's terror-famine.

    • 40 min
    Foreign Office #15. What the Borrell Was He Thinking?

    Foreign Office #15. What the Borrell Was He Thinking?

    Senior Fellow at the European Values Center for Security Policy Nathalie Vogel on why the EU let the Kremlin humiliate it — again.

    • 34 min
    Foreign Office #14. Beirut Blues

    Foreign Office #14. Beirut Blues

    The deputy editor of Newlines magazine Faysal Itani on the murder of Lebanese activist Lokman Slim and what America can and cannot do in the Middle East.

    • 36 min
    Foreign Office #13. The KGB's "Confidential Contacts"

    Foreign Office #13. The KGB's "Confidential Contacts"

    Former CIA Officer John Sipher discusses the grey area between Russian informant and Russian agent.

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

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Michael Weiss is great source of info on Middle Eastern and Russian affairs. I enjoyed his book on ISIS and this podcast has some great pieces on the Russian intelligence services. Also, I didn’t see any reviews and REALLY wanted to be first.
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